Easton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Huntingdonshire.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1708
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1604

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

EASTON, a parish in the district and county of Huntingdon; 3½ miles NE of Kimbolton r. station, and 6½ W of Huntingdon. Post-town, Spaldwick, under St. Neot’s. Acres, 1, 310. Real property, £1, 427. Pop., 155. Houses, 28. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £68. Patron, the Bishop of Ely. The church is good; and there are a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £73.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

EASTON (St. Peter), a parish, in the hundred of Leightonstone, union and county of Huntingdon, 3½ miles (N. E.) from Kimbolton; containing 186 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, not in charge, in the patronage of the Bishop of Ely; net income, £68. The town lands produce a rental of £57. 10., which sum, with other contributions, together about £70, is distributed among the poor.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Administration

  • County: Huntingdonshire
  • Civil Registration District: Huntingdon
  • Probate Court: Pre-1839 – Court of the Peculiar of the Prebend of Stow Longa, Post-1838 – Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon
  • Diocese: Pre-1837 – Lincoln, Post-1836 – Ely
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1839 – None, Post-1838 – Leightonstone
  • Poor Law Union: Huntingdon
  • Hundred: Leightonstone
  • Province: Canterbury

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